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2005-12-31

Architecture_12

Entry: Weblog
Focus: BLDG


Architectural conjecture; Urban speculation; Landscape futures.
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http://bldgblog.blogspot.com/

Architecture_11

Entry: Mag
Focus: Archis


ARCHIS is a magazine for Architecture, City and Visual Culture and its predecessors since 1929. Archis RSVP events form an experimental think tank devoted to the process of real-time spatial and cultural reflexivity.
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http://www.archis.org/

Book_4

Entry: Essay
Focus: Maps of the Imagination



In this book the author posits the idea that maps help people understand where they are in the world in the same way that literature, whether realistic or experimental, attempts to explain human realities.
The Maps of the Imagination, The writer as Cartographer; Peter Turchi; Trinity University Press; 2004

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http://tupress.trinity.edu/

Music_3

Entry: Electro acoustic and improvised
Focus: Metamkine

In this mail-order catalogue, METAMKINE offers a large spectrum of recordings of electro acoustic and improvised music’s, historical and new, along with a few magazines and books.
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http://www.metamkine.com/

Technology_8

Entry: Digital Culture
Focus: CTheory


CTheory is an international peer-reviewed journal of theory, technology and culture, publishing articles, interviews, event-scenes and review of key books.
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http://www.ctheory.net/

Architecture_10

Entry: Hyperspace
Focus: Marcus Novak

Marcus Novak was one of the first to show architects the way to cyberspace demonstrating how tecnologies could be exploited in architecture.
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http://www.centrifuge.org/

Art_9

Entry: Mix
Focus: Basilisk

A journal of film, architecture, philosophy, literature, music and perception.
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http://www.basilisk.com/

Design_8

Entry: Graphic design
Focus: Stiletto


Stiletto is a design studio that specializes in motion and print.
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http://www.stilettonyc.com/

Art_8

Entry: Activism
Focus: The Media Foundation

We are a global network of artists, activists, writers, pranksters, students, educators and entrepreneurs who want to advance the new social activist movement of the information age. Our aim is to topple existing power structures and forge a major shift in the way we will live in the 21st century.
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http://www.adbusters.org/

Art_7

Entry: Web Portal
Focus: ISC International Sculpture Center

The International Sculpture Center is a member-supported, nonprofit organization founded in 1960 to advance the creation and understanding of sculpture and its unique, vital contribution to society. Members include sculptors, collectors, patrons, architects, developers, journalists, curators, historians, critics, educators, foundries, galleries, and museums—anyone with an interest in and commitment to the field of sculpture.
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http://www.sculpture.org/

Architecture_9

Entry: Web Portal
Focus: Architonic

Architonic merges the long experience of its members in the field of architecture, design, it, marketing and communication.
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http://www.architonic.com/

Art_6

Entry: Web Portal
Focus: Meta Mute

Mute: Mute magazine was founded in 1994* to discuss the interrelationship of art and new technologies. Together with the web platform Metamute, it now contributes more broadly to debates on culture, politics and globalisation.
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http://www.metamute.com/

Design_7

Entry: Digital Media
Focus: John Maeda


John Maeda is a world-renowned graphic designer, visual artist, and computer scientist at the Mit Media Lab, and is a founding voice for simplicity in the digital age.
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http://www.maedastudio.com/

Science_13

Entry: Biology
Focus: Sea Slug Forum



On the Sea Slug Forum you can ask questions, post information and find out more about nudibranchs, bubble-shells, sea hares and other sea slugs. This site aims to generate more interest in these fascinating animals by sharing information with a worldwide audience.
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http://www.seaslugforum.net/

Science_12

Entry: Web Portal
Focus: HardScience

The absolute best sites on hard science and mathematics that the Web has to offer.
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http://www.hardscience.info/

Technology_7

Entry: Robotics
Focus: VexRobotics

It begins as just an idea in your mind. And then, with inspiration and effort, becomes a very real robot that can do amazing things.
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http://www.vexrobotics.com/

Science_11

Entry: Anatomy
Focus: The Visible Human Project


The Visible Human Project® is an outgrowth of the NLM's 1986 Long-Range Plan. It is the creation of complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies. Acquisition of transverse CT, MR and cryosection images of representative male and female cadavers has been completed. The male was sectioned at one millimeter intervals, the female at one-third of a millimeter intervals.
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http://www.nlm.nih.gov/research/visible/visible_human.html

Architecture_8

Entry: Mix
Focus: Oosterhuis.nl


ONL is a multidisciplinary design studio, where architects, visual artists, web designers and programmers work together and join forces · ONL is an office where reality and virtuality meet. The portfolio of ONL exists of a variety of projects in divergent fields of experience.
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http://www.oosterhuis.nl/

Art_5

Entry: NPO
Focus: FILE


FILE - International Festival of Electronic Language is a non-profit cultural organization whose purpose is to disseminate and to develop arts, technologies and scientific research.
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http://www.file.org.br

2005-12-26

Architecture_7

Entry: Web Portal
Focus: Arcspace

Arcspace is an architecture and design magazine that features today's most creative projects as well as the most influential of the past. We work closely with major architects around the world and keep our readers informed with weekly updates.
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http://www.arcspace.com/

Science_10

Entry: Web Portal
Focus: Space.com



Something amazing every day.
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http://www.space.com/

Design_6

Entry: Web Network
Focus: Opus


OPOS was established in 1990 by Alberto Zanone, and since the very beginning it has been dealing with the scouting of young designers.
From 1991 until 2001 OPOS has been organizing the UNDER 35 contest, which generated new ideas that often managed to find valid commercial applications.
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http://www.opos.it

Science_9

Entry: Physics
Focus: The Laws List


Laws, rules, principles, effects, paradoxes, limits, constants, experiments, & thought-experiments in physics.
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http://www.alcyone.com/max/physics/laws/

Art_4

Entry: Web Museum
Focus: International Poster Collection


Through an agreement with the Colorado State University (CSU) Department of Art, the CSU Libraries' International Poster Collection was established in 1991 to house second-copy posters received from the Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition.
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http://lib.colostate.edu/posters/

Science_8

Entry: Paleontology
Focus: Museum of Paleontology



The mission of the University of California Museum of Paleontology is to investigate and promote the understanding of the history of life and the diversity of the Earth's biota through research and education.
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http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/

Art_3

Entry: Web Museum
Focus: Rhizome



Rhizome.org is an online platform for the global new media art community. Our programs support the creation, presentation, discussion and preservation of contemporary art that uses new technologies in significant ways. We foster innovation and inclusiveness in everything we do.
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http://www.rhizome.org/

Science_7

Entry: Politics
Focus: REALPolitik Website

Real feeds, real news, real time. With REALpolitik, you can get your own customized newsfeed prepared for you in real-time over the Web. Best of all, it's free!
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http://www.realpolitik.com/

Design_5

Entry: Graphic Design
Focus: Maniackers



Maniackers Design is the name of the pleasantly happily active Design group around Masayuki Sato. In 1997, activities start. Support is taken worldwide with Original Design Font.
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http://mks.jp.org/

Technology_6

Entry: Agriculture
Focus: New Agriculturist


Welcome to New Agriculturist, the bi-monthly interactive window on news and developments in the industry on which we depend more than any other - agriculture.
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http://www.new-agri.co.uk/

Book_4

Entry: Metaphysics
Focus: Travels in Four Dimensions


Space and time are the most fundamental features of our experience of the world, and yet they are also the most perplexing.
Travels in Four Dimensions, The Enigmas of Space and Time; Robin Le Poidevin; Oxford University Press; 2003

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http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-875254-7

Book_3

Entry: Mathematics
Focus: Ideas of Space

The parallel postulate of Euclidean geometry occupies a unique position in the history of mathematics. This book reviews the failure of classical attempts to prove the postulate and then proceeds to show how the work of Gauss, Lobachevskii, and Bolyai, laid the foundations of modern differential geometry, by constructing geometries in which the parallel postulate fails.
Ideas of Space; Euclidean, Non-Euclidean, and Relativistic; Jeremy Gray; Oxford University Press; 1989

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http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-853935-5

Science_6

Entry: Biology
Focus: Leuven



Plants website of the biology department of the Leuven Campus kortrijk of the Katholieke Universiteit.
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www.kulak.ac.be/bioweb

Architecture_6

Entry: Boat Design
Focus: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers is an internationally recognized non-profit, technical, professional society of individual members serving the maritime and offshore industries and their suppliers. SNAME is dedicated to advancing the art, science and practice of naval architecture
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http://www.sname.org